Is Now the Right Time to Buy Abroad?


With the property crash a few years ago prices in many countries are at an all time low. However they are in many places beginning to rise, so it would seem if you want a great property at an affordable price now is the time to search for your ideal home. In fact many people are taking advantage of this and are buying holiday homes, or a winter retreat and in some cases they are even making the decision to make another country their permanent home.

My daughter for instance couldn’t afford to buy a house in England, she loves the sun and decided to make Spain her home in the future, meanwhile spending holidays in Spain several times a year until she is able to retire here in the future.

Many people are buying abroad as a holiday home to top-up their pension-pot by letting out their property when they are not using it. Not all areas allow short-term lets so “buyer beware”!

With the current ease of travel the world is becoming a smaller place. It is possible to be the other side of the world within a few hours.

Internet businesses are also enabling people from all walks of life to turn their hobbies into online ventures. So with a good internet connection you can work almost anywhere of your choice.

Affiliate marketing is one of the simplest online businesses to set up with the help of a good mentor providing excellent products for your customers, you just decide on your chosen niche.

Look online to see the vast array of available affiliate programs, or find recommended systems on forums; or if a colleague recommends someone to you, so much the better.

Once you have learnt all the fundamental skills and techniques it is possible to expand your fledgling business along various avenues dependent on your strengths and preferences.

You could develop your coaching skills, or public speaking or website building or many other off-shoots of your original plan. It does take a bit of time to develop an internet business as with any business, dependent to your time and commitment invested; plus a certain amount of cash for advertising and training; however the costs are minimal in comparison to an off-line set-up. So if you want a good future income incorporate a hobby business into your plans for the future and develop your business along-side your current work.

Here are some books to introduce you to online success:

“The Power of Your Subconscious Mind” by Joseph Murphy.

“Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway” by Susan Jeffers.

“Laptop Millionaire” by Mark Anastasi.

“SEO step by step” by Caimin Jones.

“500 Social Media Marketing Tips” By Andrew Macarthy

“Facebook for Business” by Bud E Smith.